Assisi is a lovely medieval town in Umbria, the green heart of Italy. This picturesque pilgrimage destination is part of UNESCO world heritage since 2000. There are many monuments worth visiting like the Rocca, Basilica of Saint Francis, Basilica of Saint Clare and the loverly main square Piazza del Comune
Wild Asparagus (Asparagus Acutifolius) is a typical plant of the Mediterranean scrub. In Springtime, many people are searching for asparagus in fields and olive groves and make nice recipes like asparagus crepes.
The illustrious painter, Pietro Vannucci was called Il Perugino. He was an Umbrian citizen, who has left us extraordinary works, scattered throughout Umbria. Here we point out a characterizing and a real itinerary throughout Umbria following the artist's trail.
The most ancient and mysterious Benedictine abbeys of Italy, the Abbey of San Pietro in Valle in Umbria rises in a lush wood, halfway up Mount Solenne. The Benedictine abbey of San Pietro in Valle is among the major documents of high-medieval art in central Italy